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Active Holiday
KLC3 Cycle Split – Northern Route 2017

Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Routing: Split – Rogoznica – Vodice – Tribunj – Tisno – Betina or Murter – Tkon (Pašman) – Preko (Ugljan) – Brbinj (Dugi Otok) – Sali (Dugi Otok) – Tribunj – Skradin – NP Krka – Skradin/ Šibenik – Bribirske Mostine – Dubrava kod Tisnog – Vodice – Primošten – Zečevo – Rogoznica – Split

 

Category A Ships
Traditional wooden ships, twin cabins (mostly bunk) with ensuite, triples on request A/C salon.
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Want to experience more of a country? Then get up close and personal with a Cruise & Cycle Holiday around Croatia. Travelling to a new island or port every day, this truly unique trip allows you to indulge your love of cycling, whilst exploring the best of Croatia effortlessly. If you are looking for 7 days of exploration and discovery then our Cruise & Cycle trips are for you.

Includes

• 7 nights in twin cabin with ensuite
• 7 breakfasts (B)
• 7 lunches or dinners depending on daily activities (L,D)
• Proffesional guide
• Bike rental with bottle holder, bag carrier, small bag & helmet

Important Information

Check in SPLIT on SATURDAYS 11-12 am   Ships vary in size carrying between 20 – 40 passengers.
On Deck Cabins are situated on main & top deck. Under Deck Cabins are situated in the hull of the Ship. 

Captain reserves the right to change the route in case of bad weather conditions. Departures are guaranteed for minimum 10 participants. Katarina Line reserves the right to cancel any departure with less than 10 participants and to change the ship name if need arises. Guests are obliged to follow ship rules (found in written form on the ship) especially with regards to bringing drinks on board. In case of inappropriate behavior Katarina Line/Captain reserves the right in asking clients to disembark.
Most arrival times in port are in the late afternoon. Times to be advised during cruise
Group Prices Available – Contact Croatia Times Travel for group prices.

Disclaimer

Due to specific mooring conditions and requirements in some Croatian ports, Katarina Line ships are moored side by side, making it necessary for the clients to cross from one ship to another with gaps in between ships in order to get to the shore. In such cases clients need to take special care when crossing and do this at their own risk. Crew assistance will be given to those needing and requesting it.

2017 PRICES
Per Person NZ$
Cruise Code: 2017-KLC3A
Category A
Lower Deck
Category A
Main Deck
May 061,0441,095
Sep 231,0951,216
Single supplement 50% surcharge
Supplements Payable Upon Embarkation
Taxes & Fees €25pp approx
Krka NP Entrance Fee €15pp approx
E-Bike Upgrade NZ$115 surcharge

Supplements:
Drink and meal supplements available onboard and can be requested prior to arrival.

CRUISE ITINERARY

Day 1, Saturday: Split – Rogoznica

Departure from Split at 1 pm towards Rogoznica followed by lunch. On arrival enjoy cycling tour of this typical Mediterranean town. Rogoznica is a small peaceful place with beautiful beaches encircled by karst and stone. Culture and history are deeply rooted in this place, as visible by a beautiful and sacred buildings. The parish church of St. Nicholas with a bell tower built in medieval Dalmatian style architecture dominates the town where we overnight. (L)
Bike Course: Rogoznica (5km) Difficulty Level: 1; Surface: Paved; Inclination: Partly hilly, partly flat; Highest point: 24m

Day 2, Sunday: Rogoznica – Vodice – Tribunj – Tisno – Betina or Murter

Early morning cruise towards Vodice, a picturesque town surrounded by numerous islands and islets. Seafront cycle across Tribunj and Tisno to Betina, a fishermen’s village located right in the heart of the island Murter in a necklace of islands. The village’s symbols are the baroque church of St. Francis with its bell tower, the local square with the harbour and the local shipyard, which is one of the oldest on the Adriatic. Enjoy the numerous restaurants famous for their fish dishes or take a romantic evening walk (approx. 2 km) from Betina to Murter and enjoy authentic stone streets with archways, simple peasant houses and stone walls covered with climbing plants. Overnight in port of Betina/Murter. (B, L)
Bike Course: Vodice – Tribunj – Tisno – Betina or Murter (approx. 21km) Difficulty Level: 2/3; Surface: Paved; Inclination: Partly hilly, partly downhill; Highest point: 43m

Day 3, Monday: Betina or Murter – Tkon – Preko – Brbinj

After breakfast cruise towards Tkon, an old fishing village that occupies a total of 15 square km in the southern part of the island of Pašman and several small islands scattered throughout the Murter Sea. There are a series of sandy and rocky coves and the nearby hills offer a magnificent view of the islands and Kornati. On your way you will cycle across little bridge from where you can take stunning pictures of Pašman and Ugljan islands. Enjoy old olive trees and pine forests while cycling towards Preko where we join the boat and cruise to Brbinj, small town where we recommend evening BBQ party on board. Overnight in Brbinj. (B, L)
Bike Course: Tkon – Preko (approx. 29km) Difficulty Level: 2/3; Surface: Paved; Inclination: Partly hilly, partly downhill; Highest point: 43m

Day 4, Tuesday: Brbinj – Sali – Tribunj

Morning cycle from Brbinj to Sali. On a route we visit fish and shell hatchery. Sali is a fishing village on Dugi otok, the longest island in North Dalmatia. Due to its coastal position, ancient and contemporary architecture, clean sea, plentiful sun, luxurious Mediterranean vegetation, and the thousand years old olive groves, it is ideal for adventurous tourists, but also for those who seek peace in the wonderful atmosphere of enchanting natural surroundings. After lunch cruise around Kornati islands to Tribunj for overnight. Tribunj is a Dalmatian fishing village with stone houses and narrow streets originally on an island that was connected to the mainland by a stone bridge, and has now expanded beyond the former wall that used to defend it against the Turks. The Church of St. Nicholas built in 1452, the fort Jurjevgrad on the hilltop from 1650 and the Church of the Virgin Mary in 1435 are evidence of its rich and heroic past. We recommend romantic evening walk around island and dinner in one of the numerous local restaurants. (B, L)
Bike Course: Brbinj – Sali (27km) Difficulty Level: 3; Surface: Paved; Inclination: First Part very hill, last part downhill; Highest point: 162m

Day 5, Wednesday: Tribunj – Skradin – Krka NP – Skradin/ Šibenik

Early morning cruise towards Skradin, which lies at the point where Krka River plunges into the Adriatic Sea. Skradin is a distinctive and romantic Dalmatian town, whose locals are known for their hospitality. Enjoy cycling tour to National park Krka, which covers an area of more than 14 000 acres on the central and lower part of the Krka river, whose seven waterfalls will leave visitors breathless. Especially standing out with their grandness are Roški Slap (waterfall) and Skradinski Buk. Lunch on board followed by a ride on local boat around National park. Evening at leisure to enjoy town of Skradin which has a rich cultural and historical heritage that exists for more than two thousand years. Overnight in Skradin (possible overnight in Šibenik if mooring in Skradin is not possible due to the small port limitations). (B, L)
Bike Course: Skradin (approx. 9km) Difficulty Level: 1; Surface: Macadam; Inclination: Partly hill, partly flat, partly downhill; Highest point: 47m

Day 6, Thursday: Skradin – Bribirske Mostine – Dubrava – Tribunj – Vodice

Early after breakfast we continue our cycling tour to Dubrava near Tisno, a typical Dalmatian village of stone houses and streets, spacious squares, lush Mediterranean vegetation with a long promenade and a few taverns and restaurants offer everything you need for a pleasant stay. The sea archipelago is perfect for all types of water sports. Tisno is a religious centre, the votive pilgrimage to Our Lady of Karavaja means that believers come from all over the dioceses of Zadar and Šibenik. We recommend lunch break at rural household Banovi Dvori. After lunch cycling tour to Vodice. Its proximity to the Kornati archipelago and river Krka canyon with beautiful waterfalls, as well as the good condition of the town, beaches and parks, makes Vodice a desirable and attractive tourist destination. As a small town, it lives night and day, and always offers something new and unusual. The most famous are the Vodice traditional folk festivals, cultural and entertainment events and evenings of Dalmatian a’cappella songs. Overnight in Vodice. (B, D)
Bike Course: Skradin – Bribirske Mostine – Dubrava kod Tisnog – Tribunj – Vodice (50km) Difficulty Level: 3; Surface: Paved, Macadam; Inclination: First 9 km hilly, party downhill, last 9.5 km flat; Highest point: 205m
In case of bad wheater: Vodice – Tribunj – Dubrava kod Tisnog – Vodice (approx. 24 km)

Day 7, Friday: Vodice – Primošten – Zečevo – Rogoznica – Split

After breakfast cruise towards Primošten where we start our cycling route across Zečevo to Rogoznica. After lunch the ship leads us back to the monumental city of Split which is under UNESCO protection and it is a part of the world heritage. Here we find an abundance of Roman architecture – of special interest is the Diocletian palace. Overnight in Split. (B, L)

Bike Course: Primošten – Zečevo – Rogoznica (14km) Difficulty Level: 3/4; Surface: Paved, macadam; Inclination: First 6 km hill, partly flat, partly downhill; Highest point: 151m

Day 8, Saturday: Split

Breakfast followed by disembarkation by 9:00am. (B)

 

EXAMPLE MODELS OF RENTED BIKES

Frameset:
Frame: WSD Alpha White Aluminum w/semi-integrated head tube, bi-oval down tube w/integrated gusset, rack & fender mounts, disc compatible dropouts, replaceable derailleur hanger.
Front Suspension: SR Suntour XCT w/coil spring and preloead, WSD Rider Right spring weight, 80mm travel
Wheels:
Wheels: Formula alloy FM21 front hub, FM31 rear hub; Bontrager 550 36-hole rims w/brushed sidewalls
Tires: Bontrager LT3, 26×2.0″
Drivetrain:
Shifters: Shimano EF51, 8 speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano M190
Rear Derailleur: Shimano Acera
Crank: Shimano 131, 48/38/28
Cassette: SRAM PG-820 11-32, 8 speed
Pedals: Wellgo nylon platform
Components:
Saddle: Bontrager SSR WSD
Seat Post: Bontrager SSR, 31.6mm, 20mm offset
Handlebars: Bontrager Approved Riser, 25.4mm, 30mm rise
Stem: Bontrager Approved, 25.4mm
Headset: 1-1/8″ threadless, semi-integrated, semi-cartridge bearings
Brakeset: Tektro V-brakes w/Shimano EF51 adjustable-reach levers
Colour:
Coastal Blue

Frameset:
Frame: Alpha White Aluminum w/semi-integrated head tube, bioval down tube with integrated gusset, rack & fender mounts, disc compatible dropouts, replaceable derailleur hanger.
Front Suspension: SR Suntour XCT w/coil spring and preload, 80mm
Wheels:
Wheels: Formula alloy DC20 front hub, Shimano alloy M475 rear hub; Bontrager 550, 36-hole rims w/brushed sidewalls Tires: Bontrager LT3, 26×2.0″
Drivetrain:
Shifters: Shimano EF51, 7 speed
Front Derailleur: Shimano TX50
Rear Derailleur: Shimano M310
Crank: Shimano M131, 42/34/24
Cassette: Shimano TZ31 13-34, 7 speed
Pedals: Wellgo nylon platform
Components:
Saddle: Bontrager SSR
Seat: Post Bontrager SSR, 31.6mm, 20mm offset
Handlebars: Bontrager Approved Riser, 25.4mm, 30mm rise
Stem: Bontrager Approved, 25.4mm
Grips: Bontrager SSR
Headset: 1-1/8″ threadless, semi-integrated, semi-cartridge bearings
Brakeset: Tektro Novela, mechanical disc w/Shimano EF51 levers
Colour:
Satin Black

 

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